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invasion that left jennifer hawke-petit and daughters haley and michaela dead. that followed a week of chill i video of jennifer's last minutes alive. and grueling testimony of william petit, the lone survivor. >> we have a lot of support. like to thank friends and people from all over the state and the country for their notes and texts and e-mails. they've been very supportive. >> reporter: petit addressed reporters outside court. >> we're happy with the way the prosecution is presenting its case and things are moving along at a reasonable pace. >> reporter: the prosecution's case turned to photographs of the petit's torched home that told the tale of torture and murder. cynthia is jennifer's sister. >> we have lived with this for over three years and we did walk through the house a long time ago so those images really stay in your mind even though they wish they could leave. >> reporter: pictures of fire ravaged bedrooms, cords still tied to bed posts that prosecutors say were used to restrain the petit daughters, both girls died of smoke inhalation. >> what that does is really pu
cans to improve your stress and balance like our dr. jennifer ashton is demonstrating. we're going to talk to her ahead about what else you can do. >> also ahead this morning, it took years for society to slowly isolate or ban smokers from restaurants, right, and from airplanes. now it's sort of, you would never expect to see a smoker in there, right? some people are equating families with small children, misbehaving children, not our children, maggie. >> of course not. >> as the new smokers. the new sort of persona non grata would be the screaming child in a restaurant. a lot of people might agree with it. but should they be banned from public places or even from airplanes as some people have suggested. >> or have a separate section. >> that has been another theory. we're going to talk about that this morning with our dr. jennifer hartstein who is here with some tips for all of us to live a little more peacefully together. >> i see dave nod being emphatically. if they were banning your dog wally who you take everywhere would you be as excited about this? >> first of all, wally doe
the intruders took jennifer to a bank and forced her to withdraw thousands from her account. a bank teller called police but by the time they arrived, the two children and mother were dead. house burned to the ground. they tried to escape but crashed into a barricade. william petit, who barely made it alive, suffered severe injuries. at a memorial service days later, he spoke about the tragedy. >> i guess if there's anything to be gained from the senseless deaths of my beautiful family, it's for us to all go forward. >> reporter: over the last three years he has launched a craw sad to have both men convicted and executed for their crimes. fighting proposed bills to ban the death penalty in connecticut. dr. petit, the survivor, made his plea very public and the governor reportedly decided not to sign the bill because of this case. >> reporter: this this morning, charged with capital murder, kidnapping, sexual assault, burglary and arson, 47-year-old steven hayes will finally face justice. both accused killers will be tried separately and dr. petit is expected to testify against both of them
be benefit the tabloid moniker given to affleck and jennifer lopez his one-time financee. the ups and downs of their two- year relationship landed them on cover after cover. >> that really turned people off the ubiquity of it. it turned me off. >> do we know each other? >> not yet. >> reporter: gile their 2003 box office bomb didn't help. critics called it one of the worse films of the year. >> you don't tell me what to do, okayment don't tell me what we might do. don't tell me what we're supposed to do. don't tell me what we maybe should do. don't ever tell me nothing. >> that movie was supposed to end very differently but because we were in the papers a lot of time, change it. they have to end up together. people want to see them together. it's like, you know, head towards the experts. people want a colder. >> reporter: it put a temporary chill in affleck's career. but he had another goal in mind. >> action. >> reporter: directing his first film. the well received crime thriller gone baby gone starring his brother casey. >> it was scary. it was tough. you know, nothing good. i don't think
. by then it was too late to save jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters. the delay raises the question did the small-town force have the training and resources to save the victims? joining us to talk it over oh, bill stat ton, private investigators and former new york city police officer. good to have you with us. >> thank you. >> i just want to hear your side of this, your feelings. as a former police officer this has to bother you tremendously at the response time was as long as it was for something like . >> this is well, absolutely. but first, let's say, these two gentlemen are evil personified. forotdefense to make the allegation that somehow the police department's fault this actually happened, you know, that's horrendous, out of the question. but, there are a lot of questions that need to be asked and answered. >> do you think it is just as simple as it is cheshire, an affluent town in connecticut, they don't have resources although you would think with the taxes people pay they would but not have the training or not know how to respond to a quote/unquote big city crime like this? >
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